This play, originally written in Catalan, is a sensitive recreation of the story of the orthopaedic surgeon Josep Trueta (Barcelona 1897-1977) and of the personal, professional and political dilemmas derived from his development of a revolutionary technique in the treatment of the injured in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War and in London and Oxford during the Second World War
Àngels Aymar i Ragolta is an actress, playwright and stage director. She was a resident playwright at the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya from 2006 to 2008. She has written more than twenty award-winning plays which have been translated into several languages and performed in Europe, Latin America and the United States. Dr Montserrat Roser i Puig is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Kent. Her research interests are in contemporary Spanish and Catalan drama, poetry, music and popular culture.
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